Fraction of seed oil out of total seed weight

Range ≤12 - 20 %
Organism Pomegranate Punica granatum
Reference Panth N, Manandhar B, Paudel KR. Anticancer Activity of Punica granatum (Pomegranate): A Review. Phytother Res. 2017 Apr31(4):568-578. doi: 10.1002/ptr.5784 p.569 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID28185340
Comments P.569 left column bottom paragraph: "The seeds possess total lipids, and the pomegranate seed oil makes up to 12 to 20% of the total seed weight. The oil contains maximum amount of polyunsaturated (n-3) fatty acids such as linolenic acid. The oil contains further lipids such as punicic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid and palmitic acid (Ozgul-Yucel, 2005, Fadavi et al., 2006)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 113548